Kadiweu language

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Kadiwéu
Native to Brazil
Ethnicity Kadiweu, Mbayá
Native speakers
1,600 (2006)[1]
Guaicuruan
  • Kadiwéu
Language codes
ISO 639-3 kbc
Glottolog kadi1248[2]

Kadiweu is a Mataco–Guaicuru language spoken by 1,200-1,800 people in Brazil. It is mainly a subject–verb–object language and its ISO 639-3 code is kbc.

Kadiwéu is a Waikurúan language spoken by about 1,000 Indians distributed over an area of 5,380 km² near the town of Bodoquena in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kadiwéu at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Kadiweu". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.